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Listen Up! Wednesday 01/22: A World of Vibrations, A World Of Illusions Print E-mail
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A show filled with old and new music presented within  the "underground/freeform radio" style . Genres can include (but not limited to): garage, folk & folk rock, power pop, prog rock, and also a wide selection of interesting and rare singer-songwriter, harmony pop, soft rock, lounge-rock, punk and glam rock, space jazz, avant-garde, vanity-pressings and "outsider" albums.

Listen Up!: Where the cool, the classic, the corny and even the cringe-worthy collide.

 Hear it live on your radio dial at 92.9 or stream it from 2-4pm EST 

Follow the Listen Up! Blogand/or “like” the show on Facebook< . Both serve as an addendum and a means to interact with the program
 
SKYWAVE 1/22 @ 6pm: "KNOCK, DON"T KNOCK?!" Print E-mail

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Good eve. Welcome to Skywave for more live radio play action. We begin with an episode from the sci fi series X Minus One. Originally aired 1955, "Knock" considers how the last man and woman on earth can survive after an alien invasion. How long can they keep it from their intruders. We continue with an entry from Little Orphan Annie. 1st broadcast 1936, "Mr. Flint Is Selling Stock" concerns a proposition a wealthy businessman makes to Mr. Silo. Is Annie correct in suspecting Mr. F' motives? Well, you can expect nothing but thrills from reg voice actors Nyi Lunsford, Gary Mitchell and your host, Andy Pettit.

 
Sunday Dinner Mix Tape 1.19.20 - Ryan Steps In Print E-mail
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Host Ryan Shatt (from The Local Music Show) will be filling in for Joanna on the Sunday Dinner Mixtape from 6 PM to 8 PM. Here is a sample of what you may hear. There might be some air guitar involved.
 
FEWSH [Jan. 19, 2020] Print E-mail

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Fewsh's vomeronasal organ is ready.

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Listen 4-5:00 PM today - Dr. Carolyn Kousky, Wharton, & Billy Fleming, Ian L. McHarg Center, climate Print E-mail

Today's Discussion: What is the best policy for the US facing grave risks from climate change?

 

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Billy Fleming (PhD’17) is the Wilks Family Director for The Ian L. McHarg Center at the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design. Most recently, he co-authored The Indivisible Guide—a progressive, grassroots organization with more than 6,000 groups—and co-created Data Refuge, an international consortium of scientists, librarians, and programmers working to preserve vital the environmental data at risk of erasure during the Trump Administration.

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Dr. Carolyn Kousky is Executive Director at the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center at the University of Pennsylvania, where she also directs the Policy Incubator.  Dr. Kousky’s research has examined multiple aspects of disaster insurance markets, the National Flood Insurance Program, federal disaster aid and response, and policy responses to potential changes in extreme events with climate change.

 

Don’t miss the Planet Philadelphia! 
This locally produced radio show about
our shared environment airs on the radio waves
4-5 PM the first and third Friday each month.

 

 
Dell P! Make Emceeing Great Again! LIVE on Stepping Into Tomorrow! 8PM, 1/16/19 Print E-mail

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Tune in to Stepping Into Tomorrow, this evening at 8:00PM, as host Gabriel Bryant speaks with West Philly hiphop artist, Dell-P! They will talk about his brand new album, "Make Emceeing Great Again," signing a deal with the historic RuffNation label and the importance of his music to the city and the culture! Feel free to call in at 215.609.4301!

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January 14, 2018, 9 pm. WGGT LP, 92.9 FM is born... Print E-mail
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January 14, 2018, 9 pm. WGGT LP, 92.9 FM is born....

2 years and counting! Feeling thankful to all the listeners, the programmers, the board.

We've accomplished so much in two years and the future is looking good. We met our fundraising goal this year (first time ever!!)! Because of y'all.

We were honored with a grant from the Independent Media Foundation and continued support from the Philadelphia Cultural Fund.

We welcomed several new board members, Vanessa Lowe (Treasurer) and Menika Dirkson.

We are saying farewell and Thank You to Jim Bear. Others have stepped into new roles Tom Casetta, Station Manager, Joanna Wikander, Program Director and Letrell Crittenden as Interim Board President.

There have been many new programs introduced and several more in the pipeline. We are looking forward to an amazing 2020! Our Broadcast week begins on Wednesday at noon 92.9 FM and on line at Gtownradio.com
 
Listen Up! Wednesday 01/15: The Revolution Will Be Reissued (2019 Edition) Print E-mail
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The Revolution Will Be Reissued – Fave reissues of 2019”. Hear selections from reissues, compilations, live albums, lost recordings, expanded releases and more. Enjoy world beat, Jazz, glam and hard rock obscurities, garage and psych pebbles, freak folk from yesteryear and lost in the cracks and buried alive sounds of all genres.

 Hear it live on your radio dial at 92.9 or stream it from 2-4pm EST 

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SKYWAVE January 15 @ 6pm: BAD MEDS?! Print E-mail

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Welcome to Skywave for more radio play action! We begin with a sci fi entry from the X Minus One series. Originally aired 1956, "Bad Medicine" considers the situation of a homicidal maniac who wishes to cure himself of the urge. So he goes to the nearby appliance store to buy a therapy machine. Will it work? For comic relief, we turn to the Vic and Sade series. 1st broadcast 1940, "Uncle Fletcher is a House Guest" has Sade in a pickle wondering how to deal with visiting Unc F. who's cluelessness is creating chaos in the house What can she do? Well, here to keep you rockin' in the new year are voice regs Stephen Medvidick, Bill Simpson, Jim Harris and your host, Andy Pettit. 

 
A Little Bit of This...A Little Bit of That! Print E-mail

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